Papers relating to John Wesley Powell
This collection, which spans the years 1934 to 1974, deals primarily with the Powell centennial celebration in 1969, family ties with 19th century explorer and conservationist John Wesley Powell, as well as Schnacke's successful efforts to secure a Powell commemorative stamp marking the 100th anniversary of the historic 1869 voyage down the Colorado River. Also included is the commemorative stamp issued on August 1, 1969 at Page, Arizona.
- 1934 - 1974
- Schnacke, Donald Powell (Compiler, Person)
Conditions Governing Access
No access restrictions.
Conditions Governing Use
Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.
Biography of Donald Powell Schnacke
Donald Powell Schnacke is the great-great-nephew of John Wesley Powell, noted primarily for his highly acclaimed exploratory journey down the Colorado River and through the Grand Canyon in 1869.
1 linear foot (2 document cases + 1 oversize folder)
Language of Materials
RH MS 300
RH MS R32
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift, Donald P. Schnacke, May 1980.
- Guide to the Donald Powell Schnacke Collection
- Papers relating to John Wesley Powell
- Finding aid prepared by js, October 1980. Finding aid encoded by mg, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2017.
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- Preferred citation
Papers relating to John Wesley Powell, Kansas Collection, RH MS 300, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository
1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States